Hacienda Chinampa (Oligocene of Mexico)

Where: Veracruz, Mexico (21.4° N, 97.7° W: paleocoordinates 22.0° N, 92.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Mesón Formation, Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. T. Jackson. 1937. Mexican fossil echini. Proceedings fo the United States National Museum 84(3015):227-237 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 204616: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 13.09.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Echinoidea
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
Schizaster cristatus Jackson 1917 heart urchin
 Spatangoida - Loveniidae
Lovenia dumblei Kew 1917 heart urchin
 Clypeasteroida - Laganidae
Laganum leptum n. sp. Jackson 1937 sand dollar